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October 10th, 2013
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Whitkoâ€™s football team is the only Three Rivers Conference school with a perfect record in league play.
With two weeks remaining in the season, the Wildcats (5-2, 5-0) have a chance to wrap up a conference championship a whole week early.
Whitko plays Rochester this Friday at home at 7 p.m. The Zebras (5-2, 4-1) suffered their first TRC loss of the year last week against Tippecanoe Valley.
Tippy Valley hosts North Miami. If Whitko and North Miami both win this Friday, the Wildcats will clinch the conference a week early.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s football team will be looking to put a two-game losing streak in the rearview mirror this Friday.
Unfortunately for the Eagles (3-4, 2-3), they will be playing their third ranked opponent in as many weeks â€” Carroll.
The Chargers are ranked 12th in Class 6A, according to the Associated Press. Carroll beat Homestead 51-34 last week for its first win over the Spartans since 2003.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Churubuscoâ€™s football team is preparing for its final home game Friday and will face a team on a hot streak.
Unbeaten Churubusco (7-0, 6-0) will welcome the Falcons (6-1, 5-1) for a 7 p.m. kickoff Friday.
Fairfield is fresh off of a victory against previously-unbeaten Lakeland. The Falcons lost their second game of the year to Prairie Heights and have been unblemished ever since. In each of its last five wins, Fairfield has scored more than 40 points.
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LAGRANGE â€” Churubuscoâ€™s volleyball team picked up another road conference win Tuesday.
â€™Busco swept Lakeland 25-11, 25-19 and 25-20.
The win moves Churubusco to 15-11 for the year and improves its conference record to 7-2.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” It was hard-fought at times, but Columbia Cityâ€™s volleyball team fell to visiting Carroll Tuesday in a three-set sweep.
The Lady Chargers beat the Lady Eagles by a final score of 25-23, 25-18 and 25-20.
Columbia City Volleyball Head Coach Trish Hinen said the team did not stick to its plan.
â€śWe talked about what we needed to do tonight,â€ť she said. â€śWe talked about how we have to be smart and hit at the angles, and we were hitting to the blocks, and they got blocks on us.â€ť
FORT WAYNE â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s girls soccer team improved on its second round with Huntington North this season, but it was not enough to get by the Lady Vikings.
The Lady Eagles lost a Class 2A sectional semifinal to Huntington North Tuesday by a final of 2-0.
It was one goal in each half for the Lady Vikings to bring the game to its final score.
Earlier this season, Huntington North beat the Lady Eagles 4-0.
â€śWe made some adjustments,â€ť said Columbia City Girls Soccer Head Coach Stephanie Wiley. â€śI think those helped us a lot, we just couldnâ€™t get the ball in the net.â€ť
FORT WAYNE â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s boys soccer season came to an end Monday against Homestead.
The Spartans beat the Eagles 15-0.
Homestead scored eight goals in the first half and seven in the second to bring the game to its final margin.
Columbia City Boys Soccer Coach Derick Rice said the team kept in the game despite the margin.
â€śThe scoreboard doesnâ€™t always show theyâ€™ve competed and that their hearts is still in it,â€ť he said.
FORT WAYNE â€” Whitko's girls soccer season came to a close Monday night with a heart-breaking sectional loss.
The Lady Wildcats hung close with a strong Fort Wayne Concordia squad, but fell 1-0 to end their season.
Both teams held each other scoreless in the first half, but Concordia's Kayla Deaton snuck in a second-half goal to pull out the win for the Lady Cadets.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” It wasnâ€™t pretty, but Columbia Cityâ€™s girls volleyball team got the job done.
â€śWe just didnâ€™t play well,â€ť Lady Eagle Head Coach Trish Hinen said. â€śI donâ€™t know if it was because we just got off fall break, but it was a roller coaster tonight.â€ť
Against Canterbury Monday night, the Lady Eagles opened up game one at home with a 25-19 loss, but returned in game two to take a 25-8 win.
Columbia City turned around in game three and gave up a 25-19 loss, but finally got its ducks in a row for the final two sets to win in five games.